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Gels from burns

In any home medicine chest must necessarily be emergency care for accidental injuries, such as cuts, bruises, burns. However, traditionally with burns used to use alternative means - for example, vegetable oil, sour cream or kefir. The effect of such improvised tools is doubtful, and so many still prefer pharmacy products: creams, ointments, aerosols. Very convenient in the application of gels from burns - they have a gentle texture, are applied easily and gently, and besides do not leave an unpleasant fatty film on the surface of the skin.

Indications of the gels for burns

As we have already said, special burn gels have a pleasant consistency and minimal amount of fat in the composition. Due to this property, such preparations are well and instantly absorbed by damaged tissues and quickly facilitate the condition of the victim.

In addition, gels often have a soothing, cooling and moisturizing effect on the damaged superficial layers of the skin. That is why gel preparations are not recommended for use in deep burn lesions of III and IV degree. At the I and II degree, it is not only possible to use such means, but also it is necessary.

Gels are suitable for the treatment of any type of light burns:

  • thermal;
  • chemical;
  • ray radiation.

If the burn is deep, extensive, or accompanied by severe pain, you should not try to treat it yourself: you need to urgently consult a doctor.

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The modern pharmaceutical industry can offer a large number of different preparations for the treatment of burns. Which of the gels to choose - everyone decides on their own. In order to facilitate the choice of the medicament a little, we have identified a number of the most common and effective gel remedies for burns.

Solcoseryl gel from burns

Pharmacodynamics

The gel contains deproteinized hemoderivat, which significantly improves tissue repair and accelerates healing.

Pharmacokinetics

The remedy starts its operation in 10-30 minutes. Efficiency lasts several hours.

Use during pregnancy

Allowed only after consulting a doctor.

Contraindications for use

Propensity to hypersensitive reaction.

Side effects

Very rarely - a weak burning sensation, allergic manifestations.

Dosing and Administration

Apply up to 3 times a day.

Overdose

It did not happen.

Interactions with other drugs

No information.

Storage conditions

In the room, away from children's access.

Shelf life The sealed tube with gel is stored for 5 years, and after autopsy - up to 28 days.  

Fenistil gel from burns

Pharmacodynamic and kinetic properties

Gel with antiallergic and antipruritic action. Can be used as a weak local anesthetic.

Biological availability of the drug is 10%.

Pregnancy Use

It is allowed in the II and III trimester after a doctor's consultation.

Contraindications to use

Hypersensitivity.

Side effects

Dryness of the skin.

Dosing and Administration

Can be applied up to 4 times a day.

Overdose

No messages have been received.

Interactions with other drugs

It is undesirable to combine with other antipruritic agents.

Storage conditions

Preserve under room conditions.

Shelf life Up to 3 years.  

Lioxazine gel from burns

Pharmacological properties

Gel from sunburn, thermal burns, minor chemical damage to the skin. Refers to antiseptics.

Not presented.

Pregnancy Use

Allowed under the supervision of a doctor.

Contraindications for use

Propensity to allergy.

Side effects

Allergy.

Dosing and Administration

Extrude the gel on a napkin or directly on the wound surface, spread over the surface. Use once a day.

Overdose

No messages have been received.

Interactions with other drugs

No data.

Storage conditions

Keep in a cool darkened place.

Shelf life Up to 2 years.  

Aloe gel from burns

Pharmacodynamics

Gel Aloe Vera contains herbal natural ingredients that soften the skin, make it supple and accelerate healing.

Pharmacokinetics

Not investigated.

Pregnancy Use

Studies have not been conducted.

Contraindications for use

Deep skin damage, a tendency to allergies.

Side effects

Allergy.

Mode of application

Distribute to minor burns twice a day.

Overdose

There is no description.

Interactions with other drugs

These were not observed.

Storage conditions

Under room conditions.

Shelf life Up to 3 years.  

Gel from burns Actovegin

Pharmacodynamics

The drug from burns, which stimulates metabolic processes in tissues, improves trophic and recovery.

Pharmacokinetics

The effect manifests itself within half an hour and lasts several hours.

Use during pregnancy

Use under the supervision of a doctor.

Contraindications for use

Increased likelihood of allergies.

Side effects

Hypersensitivity reaction, slight soreness.

Mode of application

The gel is applied several times a day, you can under the bandage.

Overdose

Cases were not recorded.

Interactions with other drugs

Unknown.

Storage conditions

Keep at normal temperature.

Shelf life Up to 3 years.  

Gel from burns Panthenol

Pharmacodynamics

Gel from burns based on pantothenic acid, which accelerates epithelization and scar tissue.

Pharmacokinetics

Easily absorbed by the skin, not toxic.

Use during pregnancy

Allowed.

Contraindications for use

Probability of allergy.

Side effects

Hypersensitive manifestations.

Dosing and Administration

Can be applied several times a day.

Overdose

It is considered impossible.

Interactions with other drugs

No data.

Storage conditions

Keep in a normal room.

Shelf life Up to 3 years.  

Gel from the burns of Appolo

Pharmacodynamics

Gel with cooling, analgesic, antimicrobial action.

Pharmacokinetics

Efficacy is detected after 2-3 minutes and lasts no less than 90 minutes.

Use during pregnancy

Not recommended.

Contraindications for use

Increased likelihood of an allergic reaction.

Side effects

Hypersensitive manifestations.

Dosing and Administration

Apply as healing progresses.

Overdose

No cases were observed.

Interactions with other drugs

None.

Storage conditions

Keep in normal conditions, away from children's access.

Shelf life Up to 2 years.  

It is desirable that the first aid, including gels from burns, are always at hand. Nevertheless, it should be remembered that significant in size and depth of burns, with the appearance of blisters and the formation of crusts, require immediate consultation of a doctor.

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Portnov Alexey Alexandrovich

Education: Kiev National Medical University. A.A. Bogomolets, Specialty - "General Medicine"

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Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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